French catamaran builder chooses Yacht Sourcing as its exclusive Indonesian dealer

Yacht Sourcing and Fountaine Pajot

L-R: Boumedienne Senous, co-founder and director of operations at Yacht Sourcing; Kevin Corfa, business manager-Asia at Fountaine Pajot; Xavier Fabre, co-founder and director of sales at Yacht Sourcing

Yacht Sourcing, one of Asia’s fastest-growing luxury yacht companies, has been appointed by French catamaran builder Fountaine Pajot to be its exclusive dealer for Indonesia. The company will manage new sales and aftersales service in Indonesia for the French brand.

With offices in Jakarta, Bali and Labuan Bajo, Yacht Sourcing already represents Ferretti Yachts, Pershing and Riva from Italy’s Ferretti Group. The company also builds and refits yachts at its own shipyard in Bira, Sulawesi.

“Fountaine Pajot is one of the world’s best-selling builders of sailing and motor catamarans, and both will become increasingly popular in Indonesia,” says Xavier Fabre, who co-founded Yacht Sourcing with Boum Senous in 2016 and has worked in the yachting industry for 25 years.

“Fountaine Pajot catamarans focus on large social areas, stability and performance, excellent fuel economy and environmentally friendly designs, so they are ideal for families and large groups of friends to explore a country like Indonesia, which has 17,000 islands and the most spectacular scenery above and below water,” he adds. “Fountaine Pajot is increasingly focused on Asia and we’re really excited to be working with the shipyard in this new chapter for both companies.”

Fountaine Pajot’s growing focus on Asia was evident last week when it staged its biggest-ever display at the Singapore Yacht Show, the region’s leading boat show.

Yacht Sourcing staff joined Fountaine Pajot as the builder staged the Asia premiere of its MY 40 powercat, which had its world debut at Boot Düsseldorf in late January, along with the Alegria 67 and Lucia 40 sailing models.

Kevin Corfa, Fountaine Pajot’s business manager for Asia, said: “Fountaine Pajot is expanding its profile in Asia, so we’re looking for the best partners in key regions. Yacht Sourcing is an ideal match for Indonesia, where catamarans are perfectly suited for this incredible, immense archipelago.

“Yacht Sourcing’s experience across different divisions of luxury yachting from sales to charter to marinas is a huge bonus for us and our clients, so we’re really looking forward to working with their exciting team.”

One of Asia’s most wide-ranging yacht services companies, Yacht Sourcing specialises in yacht sales, new builds and refits in its Sulawesi shipyard, and charter through Voyage by Yacht Sourcing, which won Best Asia-Based Charter Company (Phinisi), at the 2019 Christofle Yacht Style Awards.

In partnership with Cedric Le Rest, the company has also created Marina Sourcing, a marina consultancy that is developing the Escape Marina Resort in the island of Flores and working on the early stages of multiple other projects.